Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
111 W Campbell St
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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About

Located in downtown Arlington Heights, the new Metropolis Performing Arts Centre is designed to bring a dazzling array of artistic performances to a beautiful, new and intimate setting.

This exceptional new venue seats up to 350 in comfort, with outstanding sightlines from every seat. While the finest in sound, stage and lighting have been provided to enhance your experience, the atmosphere is unparalleled in Chicago theater.

Current Productions

We have no current productions for this theater right now.

Missing your show? Email us at listings@theatermania.com

Past Productions

Once On This Island

Closed: June 3, 2000

Old Wicked Songs

Closed: November 12, 2000

Frosty the Snowman

Closed: December 31, 2000

Diary of a Skokie Girl

Closed: December 24, 2000

The Whipping Boy

Closed: February 18, 2001

Jim Caruso

Closed: February 17, 2001

Syncopation

Closed: March 18, 2001

Working

Closed: March 18, 2001

Schoolhouse Rock Live!

Closed: April 1, 2001

Cinderella

Closed: July 1, 2001

Jason Robert Brown

Closed: April 21, 2001

Tom Andersen

Closed: June 2, 2001

Where Did Vincent Van Gogh?

Closed: June 10, 2001

Summer Cabaret Series

Closed: August 12, 2001

Kat’ Taylor

Closed: July 1, 2001

McKinley Carter

Closed: July 8, 2001

Sleeping Ugly

Closed: August 12, 2001

The Second City

Closed: August 11, 2001

Pick-Ups & Hiccups

Closed: August 9, 2001

Sara Davis

Closed: August 5, 2001

Big–The Musical

Closed: September 30, 2001

Frindle

Closed: October 19, 2001

Sam Harris

Closed: October 13, 2001

Winnie the Pooh

Closed: January 13, 2002

Jason Graae

Closed: February 2, 2002

Waving Goodbye

Closed: March 3, 2002

Schoolhouse Rock Live!

Closed: April 7, 2002

Nijinksky Speaks

Closed: April 13, 2002

John Callaway Tonight

Closed: May 5, 2002

Mom’s the Word

Closed: May 26, 2002

Aladdin

Closed: June 30, 2002

Liz Callaway

Closed: June 22, 2002

Playing Dumb with Jill Benjamin

Closed: September 18, 2002

The Rescuers

Closed: September 8, 2002

A Couple of Blaguards

Closed: September 29, 2002

Flanagan’s Wake (Metropolis)

Closed: January 28, 2003

Lord of the Reins

Closed: October 26, 2002

Little Women

Closed: October 27, 2002

Donna McKechnie

Closed: November 2, 2002

Promises, Promises

Closed: December 8, 2002

Best of Second City

Closed: January 25, 2003

Arsenic and Old Lace

Closed: March 16, 2003

Tom Wopat

Closed: March 22, 2003

My Cousin’s Wedding

Closed: March 29, 2003

To Kill a Mockingbird

Closed: May 4, 2003

Once Upon a Mattress

Closed: April 27, 2003

South Pacific

Closed: June 29, 2003

Second City Reloaded

Closed: August 9, 2003

A Comedic Tour of the Universe

Closed: August 19, 2003

Second City: World Gone Wild!

Closed: September 14, 2003

My Cousin’s Wedding

Closed: September 14, 2003

Cabaret

Closed: November 2, 2003

A Christmas Carol (Metropolis)

Closed: December 28, 2003

The Best of Second City

Closed: January 31, 2004

Metropolis New Play Festival

Closed: January 25, 2004

Over the Tavern

Closed: March 21, 2004

Noises Off

Closed: May 16, 2004

The Fantasticks

Closed: July 3, 2004

Defending the Caveman

Closed: November 14, 2004

The Comedy Sportz

Closed: November 3, 2004

A Christmas Carol

Closed: December 26, 2004

Best of The Second City

Closed: January 29, 2005

Metropolis New Play Festival

Closed: January 23, 2005

The Odd Couple

Closed: March 13, 2005

Hubbard Street Dance 2

Closed: March 20, 2005

The Giver

Closed: April 21, 2005

Forever Plaid

Closed: July 3, 2005

Girls’ Night Out

Closed: September 3, 2005

Beyond Therapy

Closed: September 25, 2005

Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding

Closed: February 11, 2007

Steel Magnolias

Closed: November 13, 2005

Dysfunctional Holiday Revue

Closed: December 30, 2005

A Christmas Carol

Closed: December 24, 2005

It’s a Wonderful Death

Closed: December 21, 2005

The Best of Second City

Closed: January 14, 2006

Brighton Beach Memoirs

Closed: April 23, 2006

The Nerd

Closed: June 18, 2006

Put the Nuns in Charge

Closed: September 9, 2006

Defending the Caveman

Closed: November 18, 2006

Dates From Hell

Closed: November 11, 2006

Kristy Cates

Closed: October 9, 2006

Brave Potatoes

Closed: October 15, 2006

Frindle

Closed: October 29, 2006

Halloween Homocide

Closed: October 31, 2006

A Christmas Carol

Closed: December 24, 2006

Best of the Second City

Closed: January 20, 2007

New Play Festival

Closed: January 21, 2007

Brett Butler

Closed: January 27, 2007

If It Bleeds, It Leads

Closed: March 10, 2007

Barefoot in the Park

Closed: March 10, 2007

My Fair Murder

Closed: April 18, 2007

Seussical The Musical

Closed: February 25, 2007

A Streetcar Named Desire

Closed: April 29, 2007

Velveteen Rabbit

Closed: April 29, 2007

Jump Rhythm Jazz Project

Closed: May 4, 2007

Narnia

Closed: June 24, 2007

The Wiz

Closed: July 22, 2007

High School Musical

Closed: November 10, 2007

Deathtrap

Closed: March 8, 2008

Damn Yankees

Closed: November 2, 2008

Frindle

Closed: February 13, 2009

Cinderella

Closed: April 10, 2009

Metropolis Gala

Closed: May 6, 2011

Siegel-Schwall

Closed: May 14, 2011

The Robert Cray Band

Closed: June 18, 2011

The Chicago Comedy Tour

Closed: July 15, 2011

Marc Cohn

Closed: July 28, 2011

The Bacon Brothers

Closed: September 2, 2011

Metropolis Sunday Soiree

Closed: September 11, 2011

The Andrews Brothers

Closed: November 5, 2011

Juggling Fun With Jason

Closed: October 15, 2011

Stuart Little

Closed: November 10, 2011

Miss-Cast

Closed: November 18, 2011

Shawn Mullins

Closed: November 20, 2011

The Lakeside Singers

Closed: December 6, 2011

A Carpenters Christmas Special

Closed: December 18, 2011

Frindle

Closed: February 22, 2012

Brooks Sings Barbra

Closed: February 14, 2012

Put the Nuns in Charge!

Closed: February 17, 2012

Abba Salute

Closed: February 18, 2012

Dennis Stroughmatt & Creole Stomp

Closed: February 21, 2012

Flanagan’s Wake

Closed: March 17, 2012

The Lakeside Singers

Closed: April 9, 2012

Be The Groove

Closed: April 14, 2012

TV & Me

Closed: April 28, 2012

Pipe Dream

Closed: May 5, 2012

Married Alive!

Closed: June 17, 2012

Lindsay McCaul

Closed: May 20, 2012

Chunky Monkey

Closed: May 26, 2012

Second Hand Smoke

Closed: June 9, 2012

The Tonys Party

Closed: June 10, 2012

Fabulous Frank

Closed: June 24, 2012

Laughing with Legends

Closed: June 29, 2012

The Music Man Jr.

Closed: July 7, 2012

Don’t Speak

Closed: July 7, 2012

Marrakesh Express

Closed: July 14, 2012

Cinderella

Closed: July 21, 2012

Superior Donuts

Closed: July 26, 2012

Serendipity

Closed: July 28, 2012

Arlington Park Million Gala

Closed: August 17, 2012

Red Grammer

Closed: September 1, 2012

Suburban Showcase

Closed: September 5, 2012

Jefferson Starship

Closed: September 14, 2012

Illinois Brass Band

Closed: September 15, 2012

The Marvelous Wonderettes

Closed: November 4, 2012

Greg Spero Trio: Acoustic

Closed: September 25, 2012

Broadway’s Leading Ladies

Closed: September 26, 2012

Sunday Soiree

Closed: September 30, 2012

Sea Marks

Closed: October 24, 2012

Do Not Push

Closed: October 7, 2012

An Improvised Afternoon

Closed: October 13, 2012

125 Years of Arlington Heights

Closed: October 20, 2012

Music Faculty Concert

Closed: October 22, 2012

Letters Home

Closed: October 25, 2012

Bites, Brews & Bids

Closed: October 26, 2012

Family Variety Hour

Closed: October 30, 2012

Original Kiss Army

Closed: October 30, 2012

Grand Avenue Big Band

Closed: November 7, 2012

BritBeat

Closed: November 10, 2012

Wine Tasting

Closed: November 11, 2012

Kingston Trio

Closed: November 16, 2012

The Baby Boomer Show

Closed: November 17, 2012

A Christmas Carol

Closed: December 24, 2012

Holly McGuire

Closed: November 27, 2012

A Very Dino Christmas

Closed: December 6, 2012

The Lakeside Singers

Closed: December 10, 2012

A Carpenters Christmas

Closed: December 16, 2012

The Chicago Comedy Tour

Closed: December 31, 2012

The Stupid Economy

Closed: January 11, 2013

Pure Prairie League

Closed: January 12, 2013

There’s A Girl In My Soup

Closed: February 23, 2013

New Play Festival

Closed: February 17, 2013

Denny Diamond

Closed: January 28, 2013

Frindle

Closed: February 15, 2013

Creole Stomp

Closed: February 10, 2013

Tempest Rising

Closed: February 12, 2013

Ladies Must Swing

Closed: February 13, 2013

Illinois Brass Band

Closed: February 20, 2013

Metropolis Mardi Gras

Closed: February 23, 2013

Spencers Theatre of Illusion

Closed: February 24, 2013

Lipstick Mom

Closed: February 27, 2013

Lipstick Mom

Closed: February 27, 2013

Two On Tap

Closed: March 1, 2013

Tonic Sol-Fa

Closed: March 9, 2013

Accomplice

Closed: April 21, 2013

Flanagan’s Wake

Closed: March 17, 2013

Metropolis Run/Walk

Closed: April 6, 2013

The Lakeside Singers

Closed: April 15, 2013

Be The Groove

Closed: April 20, 2013

Metropolis Gala

Closed: April 27, 2013

T.S.5

Closed: July 14, 2013

Chicken Little

Closed: July 27, 2013

The Laramie Project

Closed: July 27, 2013

Young Lions Roar!

Closed: July 28, 2013

Route 66

Closed: October 20, 2013

Shawn Mullins

Closed: November 23, 2013

A Christmas Carol

Closed: December 24, 2013

The Lakeside Singers

Closed: December 9, 2013

Abba Salute

Closed: January 3, 2014

Steve Cochran: Funny 2014

Closed: January 4, 2014

Robbie Fulks

Closed: January 10, 2014

Bubble Wonders

Closed: January 11, 2014

Greater Tuna

Closed: February 16, 2014

Frindle

Closed: February 14, 2014

Arranmore

Closed: March 1, 2014

Creole Stomp

Closed: March 4, 2014

Baby Wants Candy

Closed: March 7, 2014

Long Live the Queen

Closed: March 8, 2014

Half and Half

Closed: April 13, 2014

Sleeping Beauty

Closed: April 25, 2014

Side Effects May Include

Closed: April 26, 2014

Sweet Pepprika

Closed: May 10, 2014

The Last Five Years

Closed: June 15, 2014

Chris August

Closed: May 21, 2014

Badfinger

Closed: June 21, 2014

Hebrew School Dropout

Closed: June 26, 2014

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Closed: August 17, 2014

Meredith Andrews

Closed: July 30, 2014

Bob Stromberg

Closed: September 4, 2014

The Baby Boomer Show

Closed: September 13, 2014

Dial “M” for Murder

Closed: October 19, 2014

Love & The Outcome

Closed: October 1, 2014

Sunday Soiree

Closed: October 5, 2014

ComedySportz

Closed: October 25, 2014

Into the Woods Jr.

Closed: November 8, 2014

My Baby Just Cares For Me

Closed: November 15, 2014

BritBeat

Closed: November 21, 2014

The Kingston Trio

Closed: November 22, 2014

A Christmas Carol

Closed: December 24, 2014

The Lakeside Singers

Closed: December 8, 2014

George Winston

Closed: December 16, 2014

Private Lives

Closed: February 15, 2015

An Evening with C.S. Lewis

Closed: April 12, 2015

The Drowsy Chaperone

Closed: June 14, 2015

Moon Over Buffalo

Closed: August 16, 2015

Broadway Showstoppers

Closed: September 5, 2015

Monty Python’s Spamalot

Closed: October 25, 2015

Defending the Caveman

Closed: November 21, 2015

Shining Star

Closed: January 2, 2016

rePercussion

Closed: January 3, 2016

GayCo: Fifty States of Gay

Closed: January 8, 2016

ComedySportz

Closed: January 22, 2016

DanceWorks Chicago

Closed: January 24, 2016

The Four Freshmen

Closed: January 30, 2016

From Vegas With Love

Closed: February 4, 2016

Creole Stomp

Closed: February 6, 2016

The 39 Steps

Closed: April 3, 2016

WAR

Closed: April 23, 2016

Rent

Closed: July 3, 2016

History of Comedy

Closed: August 27, 2016

The Bacon Brothers

Closed: August 18, 2016

Mike Toomey’s TV & Me

Closed: September 16, 2016

Young Frankenstein

Closed: November 6, 2016

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Closed: November 19, 2016

The Lakeside Singers

Closed: December 5, 2016

A Broadway Holiday

Closed: December 6, 2016

An Evening With Rocky LaPorte

Closed: December 12, 2016

The Second City’s Holidazed

Closed: December 31, 2016

Two on Tap

Closed: March 10, 2017

Frindle

Closed: March 11, 2017

Creole Stomp

Closed: March 25, 2017

Sam Sings Sinatra

Closed: April 2, 2017

Steve Cochran

Closed: April 8, 2017

Pinocchio!

Closed: May 6, 2017

Hair

Closed: July 1, 2017

Peter and the Starcatcher

Closed: August 20, 2017

Anything Goes

Closed: November 2, 2019

The Lion King Jr.

Closed: November 9, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Closed: December 24, 2019